BAND EVENTS 2019-2020

SEPTEMBER

17- All-County help clinic with professional musicians, 1:00-3:00 (early release) (required for those auditioning for All-County and All-District), FREE

27-8TH Grade Band Night @ NBHS @5:30. The NBHS Band Boosters will provide students with Band T-Shirt and dinner from Chick-fil-A. This is a required performance for 8th grade students.

OCTOBER

7- Band Booster meeting 6:30 NBMS Band Room

17-All-County help clinic #2 with professional musicians, 1:00-3:00 (early release) (required for those auditioning for All-County and All-District) , FREE

21-Second inspection- All supplies, instrument CLEANED. This is a grade as well as a health concern.

NOVEMBER

4-Band Booster meeting 6:30 NBMS Band Room

DECEMBER

12-Winter Band Concert 7:00 pm, 6:30 warm-up @NBMS.

17-19-8th grade band tour (students will perform for all the elementary schools during the school day)

JANUARY

11-West Region Jazz Auditions Audition, location TBA $$ (snow date 20th)

13- Third inspection (grade)

18-Middle School All-District Auditions, Tuscola High School, Times to be announced, $$(snow date 27th)

31-Feb 1 West Region Jazz Clinic, Asheville High School, $$

FEBURARY

7-8-All-District Clinic, WCU, $$

14-15 7th/8th Grade Concert Band Camp, 3:00-9:00 Friday, (required for all) (Dinner provided)

Followed by an overnight lock-in at “Launch Trampoline park” 10:00pm Friday-7:00am Saturday (Launch is optional) details to come $$$

MARCH

7-All-State Band/All-State Jazz Auditions, Brown MS (snow date 10), $$

10-7th/8th pre-MPA concert, @NBMS 7:00pm (required performance)

17-20-7th/8th Grade Concert MPA, Smokey Mountain HS, time and specific date TBA (required performance)

23-Fourth inspection (grade)

APRIL

3-4 All State Jazz Band Clinic

MAY

1-3- All-State Honors Band, UNC Greensboro, NC, $$  

8-9-Jazz MPA, time and specific date TBA. $$

19-Spring Band Concert 7:00, Dinner @ 5:30 (required performance) **subject to change due to weather and testing dates**

JUNE

Whew summer break take me away……